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Southern California

Church Receives Large Face Mask Donation and Pays It Forward

What would you do if you suddenly had 60,000 face masks in your possession? For Paul Cho, pastor at Chino Valley Chinese church, the...

Fifty-Fourth Street Church Brings Showers of Blessings to the Community

Fifty-Fourth Street church is transforming its community outreach into a multi-faceted program on its campus. Throughout its long-standing community service ministry, the church has...

Santa Clarita Church Supports Local Frontline Workers

There’s a well-known quote that says, “You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.” These words came to life this January...

Santa Clarita Church Supports Local Frontline Workers

There’s a well-known quote that says, “You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.” These words came to life this January...

Church Garden Builds Community in Santa Barbara

In the midst of a pandemic, the effects of which can leave people feeling isolated and alone, Santa Barbara church has continued to minister...

Playwright Jonathan Rand Collaborates With GAA Drama Department

Although Adventist schools are known for their music programs, Glendale Adventist Academy (GAA) is about to set itself apart from the rest. This May,...

First-Ever GLAR Preaching Training Equips and Inspires

By Lauren Lacson This fall, SCC’s Greater Los Angeles Region held its first-ever virtual preaching and homiletics training for elders and laypeople. With a practical,...

SCC Fosters Connection Through Say Hello Campaign

By Araya Moss Everyone has a story to tell—even if we don’t realize it. When news from churches and schools within the Southern California Conference...

Southern California Conference Fosters Connection Through Say Hello Campaign

Everyone has a story to tell—and the Southern California Conference (SCC) is working to capture those stories and share them with others through their...

B4L and Smiles Follow God’s Lead Ministering Together in Thailand

By Lauren Lacson and Fedly Bonneau This summer, Fedly Bonneau, member of Delaware Avenue church and director of Bottles 4 Life, Inc. (B4L), met with...

Hispanic Region Churches Follow Christ’s Method

By Lauren Lacson During the COVID-19 pandemic, churches in SCC’s Hispanic Region have been busy ministering to the felt needs in their communities. Many have...

Lancaster Church Is Making a Difference in Children’s Lives

By Araya Moss While most 21-year-olds are trying to find their place in the world, Elisabeth Breen is making a difference in the lives of...

God Uses Bible Work for Baptisms at Pasadena Church

By Araya Moss The coronavirus pandemic has changed the nature of work for Bible workers at local churches. It is challenging to knock on doors...

Questing for Purpose at San Gabriel Academy

At San Gabriel Academy, Questing is an important part of the learning. Students continually seek to make learning applicable to their lives today and...

Members Connect Through “Stories From My Kitchen” Cooking Series

By Araya Moss In this age of social distancing, fear, and isolation, it is especially important to be able to hear one another’s stories and...